Nude

Tables for two
It’s me and you

In our air of love
Come let’s celebrate
Our first nakedness

Let this auspicious dove
Bless the rays of our fate
This soothing openness

Come, come, come
Strip it bare
Naked without shame
Open every covered dome
Dare my dear for the love of a dear
For love’s hall of fame

It is not a strip of clothes
But the strong bond of souls

Goodness Olanrewaju

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About Ijagun Poetry Journal

Ijagun Poetry Journal is a quarterly journal that provides a platform from which we can tell our own stories in the authenticity of their multiplicity through the poetic medium. We don’t want to hear these stories from our master “griots” alone; we want to hear from those mastering their art, too. Hence, we aim at publishing new and emerging poets. We also welcome the works of established poets in order to encourage the poetic genius of those mastering poetic art. We prize original works that conform to, break or reinvent conventions. Again, we accept reviews and critical essays on poetry. We also accept powerful art works and photographs that make us appreciate the "poetry" in everything.
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